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Portscatho: Portrait of a Cornish Art Colony

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Since the foundation of the Portscatho Society of Artists in 1984, the number and variety of artists frequenting this small Cornish fishing village can quite properly be described as an art colony. Some have been involved from the very beginning while others have joined along the way-- each quite different in style but always enjoying the company of their fellow artists and drawing upon the fellowships of others in the creation of their individual work.

While some have stayed, others have touched the community,only briefly, using the colony at Portscatho as a stepping stone to future artistic careers. All have contributed to the diversity of the art to be found at Portscatho today, and this book celebrates over twenty years of artistic endeavour and companionship.

Featuring over 150 paintings and photographs including the work of Lynn Golden, Chris Insoll, Trevor Felcy, Grace Gardner, Michael Stone, Eric ward and many other artists.

144 pages including appendix. Black boards with bright gilt title on spine. Dust jacket present. A few impressions on front cover. Pages are glossy, crisp, clean and free of any markings. The book is tightly bound.

Item details

Author(s):
Insoll, Chris
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
10 x 9.5 inches
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841145424
ISBN-13:
9781841145426
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Halsgrove
Title:
Portscatho: Portrait of a Cornish Art Colony

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Since the foundation of the Portscatho Society of Artists in 1984, the number and variety of artists frequenting this small Cornish fishing village can quite properly be described as an art colony. Some have been involved from the very beginning while others have joined along the way-- each quite different in style but always enjoying the company of their fellow artists and drawing upon the fellowships of others in the creation of their individual work.

While some have stayed, others have touched the community,only briefly, using the colony at Portscatho as a stepping stone to future artistic careers. All have contributed to the diversity of the art to be found at Portscatho today, and this book celebrates over twenty years of artistic endeavour and companionship.

Featuring over 150 paintings and photographs including the work of Lynn Golden, Chris Insoll, Trevor Felcy, Grace Gardner, Michael Stone, Eric ward and many other artists.

144 pages including appendix. Black boards with bright gilt title on spine. Dust jacket present. A few impressions on front cover. Pages are glossy, crisp, clean and free of any markings. The book is tightly bound.

Author(s):
Insoll, Chris
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
10 x 9.5 inches
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1841145424
ISBN-13:
9781841145426
Number of pages:
144
Publisher:
Halsgrove
Title:
Portscatho: Portrait of a Cornish Art Colony

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